St Urho: Survival Mode – Schedule of Events

St Urho’s Weekend will be quite a bit different this year. There are no indoor social activities at the Community Center this year. Instead there will be a combination of online/livestream events as well as outdoor events, the main one being the parade at Noon on Saturday March 20th. 

We ask that you wear masks and keep your group small so as to keep everyone safe so we can be together again next year. We will also be livestreaming the parade for folks to watch from home. 

Let’s save our toilet paper and our grapes from those evil grasshoppers. We all know they hoarded the supplies others needed to survive. We fully understand the world isn’t out of the woods yet and that’s why we ask you to be safe.

Friday night, March 12th – Making Mojakka – 5pm – Online class taught by Dan Cahill Mathews – register here: http://finlandfoodchain.org/wp/2021/02/24/making-mojakka/ 

Friday night, March 19th –  Online Panel Discussion about various St Urho’s Day Celebrations around the area – sponsored by FACA – Finnish American Cultural Activities. Link to join coming soon!

Saturday, March 20th

Noon – Tug of War across the Baptism River

Before and during the parade – Finland Fire and Rescue will be selling refreshments outside the Finland Fire Hall

Before and during the parade – AfterProm will be selling St Urho T-shirts

Noon-1 pm – Parade through Finland on Highway 1. Call Cheri Bischoff at 218-220-9947 to register for the parade.

After the parade – Four Seasons is tentatively planning to have an outdoor beer tent with music DJed by Tara Nelson, as well as lunch and dinner specials indoors (50% capacity).

Sunday, March 21st

3pm – Door Prizes, 4pm Raffle Ticket Drawing at Four Seasons

Supported by the Silver Bay Area Tourism Association and Welcome to Finland

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